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Re: Shaming compaines into improving their HTML

From: JohnTNYC <johntnyc@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 17:38:27 -0400
Message-ID: <002801c0e499$de9e4f20$6401a8c0@nonamepc1973>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com> wrote:
> BTW, I don't agree with the common assumption that it would be a
> -good thing- if user agents started breaking horribly (e.g. like
> an XML parser encountering unwell-formed markup).  In fact, I think
> this would be a very bad thing.

Nor do I.  One thing I would like to see, however, is an indication on the
browser status bar when a page has coding errors.  IE does this when a page
contains a flawed script now.  If all browsers had some kind of indication
of poor coding, it may embarass the sites into coding correctly.

Received on Thursday, 24 May 2001 17:38:19 UTC

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